>> t.j., the critiques were instantaneous. we noticed some congressmen and congresswomen were on twitter talking about the state of the union speech. any tweets that stood out to you? >> reporter: yes, jeremy. in fact, i have some right here on my laptop. got a couple from the republican side. virginia foxx, republican congresswoman from north carolina, she tweeted, state of the union noninspiring, people are asking, where's the beef? talk is cheap. need more than rhetoric. dan burton, the outspoken republican congressman from indiana, said tonight the president simply adjusted his rhetoric in an uncandid attempt to sell his failed agenda of more spending and more taxes. as you might imagine, supportive tweets on the democratic side. senator chris dodd said, i only hope my republican colleagues use this moment as an opportunity to rethink their strategy of mindless obstructionism. senator arlen specter finally, i agree, mr. president, it's time to end don't ask don't tell, sexual orientation has nothing to do with patriotism.